There are 2 translations of balloon in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /bəˈluːn/


  • 1.1 (toy) globo (m), bomba (f) (Col) , chimbomba (f) (AmC) (before n) balloon glass copa (f) de coñac balloon loan préstamo (m) balloon (préstamo reembolsable al vencimiento) balloon sail blooper (m)
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    • It is now colourfully decorated in balloons and streamers.
    • The gaily coloured banners and balloons decorating the streets give the impression of an impromptu homecoming party.
    • Other similarly coloured decorations included flowers, balloons, the cake and the reception at the Hanover International.
    1.2 [Aviat] globo (m), aeróstato (m) meteorological o weather balloon globo (m) sonda to go over o (BrE) down like a lead balloon [colloquial/familiar] caer* muy mal [familiar/colloquial] when the balloon goes up (BrE) cuando estalle or [familiar/colloquial] reviente el asunto (before n) [ride/trip] en globo
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    • Just as an object less dense than water rises to the surface, our balloon filled with hot air rises through the surrounding air.
    • The blast of red hot air filled the balloon, lifting them high into the air.
    • But all in all, I could understand hot-air balloon aviators' fascination with the sport.
    1.3 (in comic strip) globo (m), bocadillo (m)
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    • When applicable, Robinson will overlap his word balloons.
    • You've mentioned the haiku-like or telegram-like quality of word balloons in comics.
    • They're confused as to whether one follows the panels across or down, in what order the word balloons are sequenced, and so forth.
    1.4balloon (flask) matraz (m)

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There are 2 translations of balloon in Spanish:



  • 1.1 [Aviat] ir* en globo to go ballooning (ir* a) pasear en globo 1.2 (swell) hincharse
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    • It split down the middle to reveal a light lavender petticoat and the sleeves ballooned out, at the top, and cascaded down, past her hands, ending in a waterfall of silky material.
    • The necks of old port bottles, for example, usually have a slightly bulbous form, so that the lower part of the cylindrical cork is weakened where it ballooned out and became cone shaped.
    • I was about to breathe a sigh of relief when they ballooned out and started to parachute down in the middle of the courtyard.

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